Restaurant reviews

In Mukilteo, Thai food so good you don’t want it to end

This place’s curries are so delicious, you might be at a loss for words.

 

Francisco’s Kitchen: Upscale Northwest meets Mexico in Lake Stevens

The handsome new restaurant’s fare is beautifully presented — but on the pricey side.

 

Humble Bothell deli perfects the art of sandwich-making

Gretchen’s Place offers hot and cold sandwiches at prices that won’t break the bank.

 

A 2-hour, all-you-can-eat extravaganza at Sushi Ring

The Silver Lake eatery serves up a seemingly endless procession of rolls and nigiri orders.

Jeff Knoch, owner of Jeff’s Texas Style BBQ, checks on a row of briskets in a smoker early on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 in Marysville, Wa. Food & Wine named the restaurant the best barbecue in the state. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Washington’s best barbecue is right here — in Marysville

Food & Wine magazine has named Jeff’s Texas Style BBQ the state’s best.

Jeff Knoch, owner of Jeff’s Texas Style BBQ, checks on a row of briskets in a smoker early on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 in Marysville, Wa. Food & Wine named the restaurant the best barbecue in the state. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Barkada lets you travel to the islands without leaving Edmonds

The fast-casual restaurant in The Bowl serves Filipino, Hawaiian and Japanese dishes.

La Carreta serves taco truck fare — minus the truck

Locals say this Marysville restaurant next to a Shell gas station has the best tacos in town.

Starving? This place in Lynnwood may be Good Pho You

Portions at the restaurant are generous: Medium is large, large is extra large, extra large is huge.

Former Sno-Isle Tech culinary student Adrian Ramirez at Red Cork Bistro on Monday, July 16, 2018 in Mukilteo, Wa. Ramirez co-owns Red Cork Bistro with his wife, Soco Molina. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

He went from student to chef-owner of a hometown restaurant

Sno-Isle TECH Skills Center gave Mukilteo’s Adrian Ramirez a solid culinary foundation.

Former Sno-Isle Tech culinary student Adrian Ramirez at Red Cork Bistro on Monday, July 16, 2018 in Mukilteo, Wa. Ramirez co-owns Red Cork Bistro with his wife, Soco Molina. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

An Italian gem opens in the heart of downtown Everett

The house-made pasta is just one of the standouts at Capers and Olives.

Casa Guerrero in Lynnwood serves real Mexican close to home

This reviewer finally found a restaurant with food that reminds her of the Tex-Mex she grew up with.

Kiss of the Ocean: Dining within sight of Possession Sound

The Mukilteo eatery, which serves steak, seafood and Mexican food, is in a building built in 1903.

Mar-ket brings fishmonger and eatery to downtown Edmonds

The new business on Main Street is half seafood store, half quick-service restaurant.

Momi in south Everett serves up burgers and cheesesteaks

The new restaurant off Bothell-Everett Highway also specializes in fries and bubble tea.

Girardi’s Osteria serves up plenty of class for $10 or less

The Italian restaurant in Edmonds is known for offering a variety of dishes at reasonable prices.

Snohomish County’s only Polish restaurant has personal touch

Polska Kuchnia in Stanwood serves food that smells as good as it tastes.

Farms & Market in Everett is like a miniature Pike Place

The cafe inside the market is filled with grab-and-go items that are perfect for a summer picnic.

Lake Stevens eatery’s Tex-Mex chow will fill your belly

Nacho, which sports the owner’s nickname, makes everything — from the burritos to the churros — homemade.

A bit of the Mediterranean in beautiful downtown Brier

As the city’s only restaurant, Brier Pizza serves much more than pizza and pasta.

Mill Creek teriyaki eatery has new owner, same quality food

With a remodeled space, SOLID Modern Teriyaki picks up where Town Center Teriyaki left off.